Colin Wilson: Existentially Speaking: essays on the philosophy of literature (1192 words)


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In the mid-1980s I was asked by the editor of Borgo Press, who was about to release the first edition of my Wilson bibliography The Work of Colin Wilson (San Bernardino: Borgo Press, 1989), to edit and introduce a companion volume of his essays, Existentially Speaking: essays on the philosophy of literature,for the series “I. O. Evans Studies in the Philosophy and Criticism of Literature”. This was eventually published, as number 7 in the series, in September 1989.

In his Introduction, “Affirmations of Faith”, written especially for this volume, Wilson reveals that, “In an untidy corner of my study, there stands an immense pile of typescript, more than three feet high, which consists of carbons of just …

Citation: Stanley, Colin. "Existentially Speaking: essays on the philosophy of literature". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 14 November 2012 [, accessed 26 January 2021.]

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